Zahran tribe

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Zahran Tribe (Arabic: زهران‎‎) is one of the Arabian tribes in the Arabian Peninsula. The noun Zahran means blossoming or flowering in Arabic and is derived from the Arabic word for flower.[1]

The Azd tribe, from which the Ghamid and Zahran tribes originate from, migrated North in many directions from the Kingdom of Sheba The Azd tribe found settlements in many places with one of those being in Al Baha which is known historically as the "Garden of Hijaz".[2] Zahran tribe has existed both before and after Islam. During the time of the birth of Islam, Zahran tribe in Al Baha sent a delegation led by Al-Tufail ibn Amr Al-Dousi to the Prophet Mohammed in Mecca to determine whether his words are worthy of heading. The result was that Al-Dousi converted and returned to Al Baha to convert others. This tribe of the oldest Arab tribes have seen wars before and after the Islamic era and Asro population of the Arabian Peninsula Bedouin and the people of the civilized cities. They are deployed in Arab countries and regions such as the rest of the Arabs and the ancient migrations differences contending Kano move the rise on the back of the camel, and of them turn to the migration of Oman's oldest tribe in the era of Zahran In the era of the kings of Malik bin Fahm of Azad Oman, Al-Ahsa and Bahrain Iraq, Syria and Jordan.


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  2. ^ Kathy Cuddihy, An A to Z of Places and Things Saudi, pg. 6. London: Stacey International, 2001. ISBN 9781900988407